Senator Jim Hendren (I)

1607 Highway 72, S.E., Gravette, 72736

Senator Jim Hendren (I)
Phone: 479-787-6222
Phone:
District: 2
District:
2
Seniority: 14
Seniority:
14
Occupation: Owner, Hendren Plastics, Inc.
Occupation:
Owner, Hendren Plastics, Inc.
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran: Yes
Veteran:
Yes
Public Service: Gravette School Board (1992-1997, 2002-2012), House 1995, 1997, 1999; Senate 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019 President Pro Tempore
Public Service:
Gravette School Board (1992-1997, 2002-2012), House 1995, 1997, 1999; Senate 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019 President Pro Tempore


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE TERMINATION AND CANCELLATION OF A RESIDENTIAL LEASE UNDER THE ARKANSAS SOLDIERS' AND AIRMEN'S CIVIL RELIEF ACT.
TO CREATE AN EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT, AN INCREASED STANDARD DEDUCTION, AND AN INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX REDUCTION; AND TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR INCOME TAX REDUCTIONS THROUGH NEW TAXES ON CIGARETTES AND E-CIGARETTES.
TO CREATE A STUDY OF THE BEST PRACTICES FOR REDUCING THE NUMBER OF CHILDREN IN FOSTER CARE.
CONCERNING NONCRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK REQUESTS SUBMITTED TO THE DIVISION OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE.
CREATING A SENTENCE ENHANCEMENT FOR CERTAIN OFFENSES COMMITTED AGAINST A PERSON DUE TO THE PERSON'S ATTRIBUTES; AND TO REQUIRE AN ANNUAL REPORT CONCERNING THE COMMISSION OF HATE CRIMES IN ARKANSAS.
CONCERNING THE PENALTIES FOR THE OFFENSE OF FLEEING IN A VEHICLE OR CONVEYANCE.
CoSponsor
CREATING A SENTENCE ENHANCEMENT FOR CERTAIN OFFENSES COMMITTED AGAINST A PERSON DUE TO THE PERSON'S ATTRIBUTES; AND TO REQUIRE AN ANNUAL REPORT CONCERNING THE COMMISSION OF HATE CRIMES IN ARKANSAS.
TO ENACT THE STATE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT'S GENERAL OMNIBUS.
TO REMOVE THE PRELICENSURE EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS EXEMPTION FOR AN INSURANCE ADJUSTER; TO REQUIRE A NONRESIDENT INSURANCE PRODUCER, ADJUSTER, OR CONSULTANT TO MAINTAIN A LICENSE IN GOOD STANDING IN THE LICENSEE'S HOME STATE.
TO MODIFY THE ARKANSAS CREDIT FOR REINSURANCE LAW; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "CLAIMANT AGENCY" AS USED IN THE STATUTES CONCERNING COLLECTION OF DELINQUENT TAXES.
TO REQUIRE CERTAIN LONG-TERM CARE INSURERS TO FILE MARKET CONDUCT ANNUAL STATEMENTS.
TO MODIFY THE DEFINITION OF "POLICY CANCELLATION"; AND TO CLARIFY THE MINIMUM NOTICE REQUIREMENTS FOR CANCELLATION OF CERTAIN PROPERTY AND CASUALTY POLICIES.
TO DEFINE "CHILDCARE INSTITUTION" UNDER THE CHILD WELFARE AGENCY LICENSING ACT; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CRIMINAL RECORD AND CHILD MALTREATMENT CHECKS UNDER THE CHILD WELFARE AGENCY LICENSING ACT.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE CLOSURE OF INVESTIGATIONS AND INVESTIGATIVE DETERMINATIONS UNDER THE CHILD MALTREATMENT ACT.
TO CREATE A STATE MEAT INSPECTION PROGRAM; TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEAT AND MEAT PRODUCTS INSPECTION ACT; TO TRANSFER AUTHORITY OVER MEAT INSPECTION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
PERMITTING NONIMMIGRANTS LEGALLY ADMITTED TO THE UNITED STATES UNDER A COMPACT OF FREE ASSOCIATION TO BE A CERTIFIED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER; AND TO BE KNOWN AS THE "MARSHALLESE LAW ENFORCEMENT ACT".
TO REQUIRE HOLOCAUST EDUCATION BE TAUGHT IN ALL PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
TO EXEMPT UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION BENEFITS FROM INCOME TAX DURING A CERTAIN TIME PERIOD; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING COVERAGE OF DIAGNOSTIC EXAMINATIONS FOR BREAST CANCER UNDER CERTAIN HEALTH BENEFIT PLANS.
TO ESTABLISH ARKANSAS OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING OF UNIFORMED SERVICE MEMBERS, VETERANS, AND SPOUSES ACT OF 2021; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.

Committees

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